mobile devices

Mobile devices, particularly smartphones, have become part of daily life. People carry them everywhere, and often keep them by their bedsides, or even in bed, overnight.
All four major U.S. mobile wireless carriers are posting speeds of more than 25 megabits per second, the lower limit to meet the definition of a broadband network.
Mobile broadband network speeds are not created equal. In some states, the download speed is nearly 3 times faster than in others. See where your state ranks.
Late Thursday, T-Mobile posted a notice that it had shut down an attack on its customer information and said that it would begin notifying customers whose personal information may have been exposed.
Testing wireless network speeds often produces different results depending on the test you choose to run. There are reasons for that.
The market for wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers is expected to grow by 65% over the next five years with smartwatches taking the lion's share of the revenues.
Tech industry research firm IDC reported last week that Apple had displaced Fitbit to become the volume and market share leader in the wearables market both in the fourth quarter and all of 2017.
Google plans to launch its augmented reality developer's kit, ARCore, at next week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The company is also updating Google Lens and is expected to show off its...
Total spending on mobile apps and games reached $58.6 billion in 2016 according to research firm Sensor Tower. Apple's share of the take was nearly double Google's.
More than half of smartphone users rarely or never click on an advertisement intentionally. Ads for more mobile apps do better, but not a lot better.
Qualcomm and Ford said Tuesday that they will begin road testing a new vehicle-to-vehicle communications platform just a day after reports that Apple may stop using Qualcomm chips in its iPhones and...
Amazon has introduced the next generation of its Fire 7 tablet. The new device keeps the same low price and adds several incremental improvements. The low end of the market must be treating Amazon...
Amazon.com has marked down the price on its Fire tablets, which many analysts believe have never sold well. The deals target subscribers to Amazon's Prime service.
Amazon and Microsoft this morning announced an agreement that will result in users being able to use each company's voice-recognition software to talk to devices made by the other.
Nearly a quarter of all digital ad networks have click fraud levels above 20%. This costs advertisers serious cash and could cost consumers free access to the wealth of information available on the...